Impact of topical anaesthesia on pain alleviation and wound healing in lambs after mulesing.

@article{Lomax2008ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of topical anaesthesia on pain alleviation and wound healing in lambs after mulesing.},
  author={S. E. Lomax and Margaret M. Sheil and Peter Windsor},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={86 5},
  pages={159-68; quiz CE1}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of using the topical anaesthetic preparation Tri-Solfen on pain alleviation and wound healing in lambs undergoing mulesing. DESIGN Three separate trials, placebo controlled and/or randomised, were carried out over a 5 month period on three mobs of between 60 and 263 merino lambs undergoing routine mulesing. PROCEDURE Wound pain was assessed using 10 and 75 g calibrated Von-Frey monofilaments to determine sensitivity to light touch and pain stimulation… CONTINUE READING